A bold and somewhat controversial analysis of the life and works of JMW Turner, Britain’s greatest ever artist.
JMW Turner’s paintings are world famous, but what if they’re not what they seem? This new one-off film will change the way we interpret some of Turner’s most familiar works as two plucky enthusiasts, joined by art historians and academics, reveal the startling hidden codes they believe are woven into his paintings.
Follow their Da Vinci Code-esque quest as they delve into the unseen images which have been staring out from their frames for centuries.
"Documentaries like these prove that Turner’s paintings are vivid enough, absorbing enough, to deserve close attention."